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    1838-C $2 1/2 PCGS Genuine. Breen-6147, Variety 20, R.3. The PCGS number ending in .92 suggests Cleaning as the reason, or perhaps one of the reasons, that PCGS deemed this coin not gradable. In our opinion, this coin has the details of an AU specimen that has been cleaned. This first-year Charlotte quarter eagle issue is scarce in any grade, as its low mintage of 7,880 pieces might indicate. Careful rotation reveals fine hairlines, but no marks are consequential, and the light golden-brown toning is attractive.
    Ex: FUN Signature (Heritage, 7/2009), lot 1296.


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2018
    29th-31st Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 20
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    Classic Head Quarter Eagles Die Variety Guide

    The series of Classic Head quarter eagles issued from 1834 to 1839 includes 28 different individual die varieties. To date nothing has been published regarding each of the varieties. This guide provides identification and photos of the individual varieties with an of rarity for each variety.

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